Alden Nowlan Essays
Descending into Darkness: Contrasts in The Wanton Troupers and "Araby" College
The Wanton Troopers
Alden Nowlan’s poetic account of young Kevin O’Brien’s coming of age in The Wanton Troopers is a beautiful yet tragic narration mirroring that of Nowlan’s own life. The book develops around the relationships and discoveries Kevin makes about...